Minnesota Wild goalie Niklas Backstrom and defenseman Clayton Stoner did not practice on Thursday, increasing the possibility they will be unavailable for Game 2 of their first-round playoff series against the Chicago Blackhawks.
Los Angeles Kings captain Dustin Brown was suspended for two games without pay by the NHL on Wednesday for elbowing Minnesota forward Jason Pominville on Tuesday night.
Sharks 2, Kings 1, SO
Kyle Quincey and Patrick O'Sullivan scored 5:28 apart in the first period, Jason LaBarbera stopped 15 shots and the Los Angeles Kings beat the listless St. Louis Blues 4-0 Friday night.
Jason LaBarbera stopped 43 shots and the Kings beat the Canucks 4-3 on Saturday night.
Mike Cammalleri scored his NHL-leading eighth goal as part of a three-goal outburst in the second period and the Los Angeles Kings beat the Vancouver Canucks 4-2 on Friday night.
The Los Angeles Kings are in such a rut, they can't even stay in a game against the Columbus Blue Jackets.
Jason LeBarbera made 23 saves for Los Angeles as the Kings downed the Oilers, 3-1, on Tuesday.